Dr. Ron Martin Memorial / NLCPA Scholarship


NNomination Deadline: Oct. 18, 20198

The scholarship will be awarded during the annual NLCPA Conference and AGM. The value of scholarship is $500.00

To recognize excellence demonstrated by a student member enrolled in the Master of Education Counselling Psychology Program of the Faculty of Education at Memorial University.

Criteria for Eligibility

The nominee must

  1. Be a current NLCPA Student member in good standing;
  2. Be enrolled in the Counselling Psychology Master of Education program at Memorial University;
  3. Be in good academic standing;
  4. Demonstrate proficiency within the field of school counselling and psychology through previous experience, volunteer work, course work, and internship placement.

Information about Dr. Ron Martin
Ron was a graduate of Memorial University, obtaining a Bachelor of Science (Honours) degree in Psychology and a graduate diploma in Educational Psychology. He went on to obtain a Master of Education degree specializing in School Psychology and Special Education from the University of Toronto. Ron began his career in the field of education as a school counsellor on Fogo Island and, subsequently, held positions in Newfoundland & Labrador as Program Specialist for Student Support Services, School Psychologist, and Consultant in the area of Student Support Services with the Department of Education. Throughout his career Ron volunteered as an executive member of the School Counsellors’ Association of Newfoundland (SCAN – a predecessor to the NLCPA) and the National Association of School Psychologists, having served as President of both organizations.

The Ron Martin Memorial/NLCPA Scholarship is awarded to the applicant who has demonstrated proficiency within the field of school counselling (through previous experience, coursework, and internship placements), documented community service, academic achievement, and a desire to influence change. This is awarded to a student who is a student member of the NLCPA and enrolled in the Master of Education program within the Faculty of Education, Memorial University.